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Combined Program

Accelerate Your Nursing Career with a Combined MN/PHCNP Certificate

If you want to pursue the many career-enhancing opportunities open to Nurse Practitioners, but don’t already hold a Master of Nursing, our Combined Master of Nursing/Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate is for you.

In this program, you’ll earn a Master’s degree and prepare to write the College of Nurses of Ontario’s NP – Primary Health Care (Ontario) exam at the same time.  

It’s a demanding, career-enhancing program that:

  • Prepares students to provide care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Provides opportunities to analyze and integrate theories, models, concepts, and frameworks from advanced practice nursing and related disciplines.
  • Incorporates principles of evidence-based practice & contributes to knowledge development for the role of the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner.
  • Prepares nurses to practice in an ethical and legal manner that reflects an understanding of human values, diversity, and health and social policy related issues.

Students who complete this program are well positioned to accelerate their careers in nursing as Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners in a variety of practice and leadership roles and settings.